Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch has 48% of the global smartwatch market

Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch has 48% of the global smartwatch market

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive 42% annually to reach 14 million units in the third quarter of 2019. Apple Watch maintained first position with 48% global smartwatch marketshare, while Samsung held second place, and Fitbit clung on to third.

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AIRTIME PRO Truly Wireless Earbuds are comfortable, and offer good, not great, audio and fitting

AIRTIME PRO Truly Wireless Earbuds are comfortable, and offer good, not great, audio and fitting

AIRTIME PRO Truly Wireless Earbuds, the latest offering in the IFROGZ wireless family features a low-profile charging case, and lets users enjoy audio streaming and hands-free calling free from wires. The battery life on these wireless headphones is indeed good. I like the fact that the extra charge in the case can allow them to last all day (about 20 hours). One downside is that as the battery starts to die, the headphones make a really loud noise.  

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Look for Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR details tomorrow (and maybe info on a 16-inch MacBook Pro)

Look for Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR details tomorrow (and maybe info on a 16-inch MacBook Pro)

The 2019 Final Cut Pro Creative Summit kicks off tomorrow, so I’m predicting the modular Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR will be available — or at least dates on their availability announced. Also, if the same info isn’t released regarding the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro, then I think we can safely say that it won’t arrive until spring 2020.

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Kanex Multiport USB-C Docking Station makes it easier to use an iPad Pro as a laptop alternative

Kanex Multiport USB-C Docking Station makes it easier to use an iPad Pro as a laptop alternative

Kanex’s $99.95 6-in-1 Multiport USB-C Docking Station promises to let you “easily turn your iPad Pro into a portable workstation.” I still find my Apple tablet too limited to replace my Mac laptop as my portable working device (though “true” mouse support would help), but this device does make it more laptop-like.

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